Workshops

Join us to be inspired, further your project, or participate in a group project with other novice metral workers!

1st & 3rd Tuesdays  and the occasional random Saturday or Sunday. 

To join the email list and receive notifications contact workshops@artx.

Suggested donation to help us defray consumable and rental costs: $15

Event Date Tue. Dec. 04, 2018 6:00 pm
Event End Date Tue. Dec. 04, 2018 9:00 pm
Individual Price $15.00

Eliminate the fear factor! Learn to weld from a master - Lisa Nigro, creator of the 110' Draka the Dragon.  During this 4-hour workshop participants will receive instruction in the use of a MIG (wire-feed) welding machine and other metal fabrication tools, techniques, and equipment; i.e. grinders, chop saw, etc. You will have time to practice and can create your own art piece from steel and found metal (provided).  You may also choose to add a door or pipes to your previously made burn barrel.  You are welcome to use our steel and found objects or bring your own steel or found objects that inspire you to create.

This class is limited to ensure personalized instruction and practice time, and can safely operate each piece of equipment. All safety equipment and materials are provided. Upon completion of this course, students are welcome to practice and create during our regularly scheduled studio sessions.

The admission for this 4 hour work shop includes all materials and safety equipment.

 

Event Date Sat. Dec. 08, 2018 12:00 pm
Event End Date Sat. Dec. 08, 2018 4:00 pm
Individual Price $115.00

Learn how to cut metal using a plasma cutter and oxy-acetylene torch.  Then cut your design into a metal barrel or piece of metal to create a burn barrel or piece of artwork that you can take home with you.  The workshop will cover safety and include safety equipment and materials. This class will also include an introductory welding demonstration

This class is limited to ensure every student receives individual attention and can safely operate each piece of equipment. All safety equipment and materials are provided. The admission for this work shop includes a $20 materials fee. 

Event Date Sun. Dec. 09, 2018 12:00 pm
Event End Date Sun. Dec. 09, 2018 3:00 pm
Individual Price $75.00

Eliminate the fear factor and learn to weld!  This hands-on class for teens will teach the use of MIG (wire feed) welding machines as well as the use of basic metal fabrication tools - grinders, chop saws, files, etc. Each student will go home with their own handmade metal sculpture. Safety instruction and safety gear included.

This class is for teens 13-18.  Requires registration and waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Solid closed-toe shoes, jeans or workpants and long sleeved shirts are required dress.  A bandana or sock hat to wear under the helmet is optional.  All garments should be OK to potentially damage.  

Scholarships available- contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This project workshop has been generously funded by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

Event Date Fri. Dec. 28, 2018 10:00 am
Event End Date Fri. Dec. 28, 2018 2:00 pm
Individual Price $95.00

Join us to be inspired, further your project, or participate in a group project with other novice metral workers!

1st & 3rd Tuesdays  and the occasional random Saturday or Sunday. 

To join the email list and receive notifications contact workshops@artx.

Suggested donation to help us defray consumable and rental costs: $15

Event Date Tue. Jan. 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date Tue. Jan. 15, 2019 9:00 pm
Individual Price $15.00

Eliminate the fear factor! Learn to weld from a master - Lisa Nigro, creator of the 110' Draka the Dragon.  During this 4-hour workshop participants will receive instruction in the use of a MIG (wire-feed) welding machine and other metal fabrication tools, techniques, and equipment; i.e. grinders, chop saw, etc. You will have time to practice and can create your own art piece from steel and found metal (provided).  You may also choose to add a door or pipes to your previously made burn barrel.  You are welcome to use our steel and found objects or bring your own steel or found objects that inspire you to create.

This class is limited to ensure personalized instruction and practice time, and can safely operate each piece of equipment. All safety equipment and materials are provided. Upon completion of this course, students are welcome to practice and create during our regularly scheduled studio sessions.

The admission for this 4 hour work shop includes all materials and safety equipment.

Event Date Sat. Jan. 19, 2019 12:00 pm
Event End Date Sat. Jan. 19, 2019 4:00 pm
Individual Price $115.00

Learn how to cut metal using a plasma cutter and oxy-acetylene torch.  Then cut your design into a metal barrel or piece of metal to create a burn barrel or piece of artwork that you can take home with you.  The workshop will cover safety and include safety equipment. This class will include an introductory welding demonstration

This class is limited to ensure every student receives individual attention and can safely operate each piece of equipment. All safety equipment and materials are provided. The admission for this work shop includes a $25 materials fee. 

Event Date Sun. Jan. 20, 2019 12:00 pm
Event End Date Sun. Jan. 20, 2019 3:00 pm
Individual Price $95.00

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